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New traffic system installed in Nassau to make streets safer for emergency service vehicles, motorists

The system was created after a study revealed

The system was created after a study revealed that crashes involving emergency vehicles are the second highest cause of death among firefighters in the United States. (May 31, 2014 5:27 PM)

A new traffic system designed to keep emergency service workers and motorists safe was unveiled at certain traffic stops in Nassau County Saturday.

The system was created after a study revealed that crashes involving emergency vehicles are the second highest cause of death among firefighters in the United States.  

Officials say the new system uses GPS technology and turns traffic...

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